John Klinger

Freelance Video Editor & Videographer

Location:Marietta, Georgia, United States
2 Skills
Over twelve years of experience in film, video, and multimedia production.

Professional Experience:
( 1999-present)

Video Editor – KlingerMedia
Freelance Video Editor for numerous clients and show types, including Enviro Expo USA,The Shepherd Center, and Lockheed Martin. 2009 - Present.

Video Editor – AutoAd Partners
Editor of 30-minute graphic heavy television infomercials, 30-second commercials, 60-minute reality shows. Duties included video capture, show layout, editing of video segments, graphic development, color correction, sound correction, output to multiple format and quality control. Programs used were Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Apple Motion, LiveType and Photoshop. Shows were created under intense deadlines and broadcast in multiple markets around the country. March 2007 – November 2008.

Studio Manager - IBM
Managed a studio for multiple video productions. Duties included scheduling talent and crew for multiple format presentations including instructional videos, corporate promotional videos, news programming. Both in studio and on location. 2004 – 2006.

Director/Technical Director - IBM
Directed, Technical Directed multiple three-camera, long- form, instructional videos live-to-tape. Sony 3200 switcher. 1999 to 2006.

Digital Video Compression - IBM
Converted instructional videos to interactive, digital programs using iPresenter. Duties included conversion, minor editing, troubleshooting, quality control and scheduling to meet deadlines. 2002 to 2006.

Flash Development – IBM
Designed, developed and implemented a Flash based video directory interface for five educational courses utilizing Macromedia Flash 8, Illustrator, Photoshop and Final Cut Pro.
December 2006

Quality Control – IBM
Preformed First Phase and Final Phase testing for interactive programming IBM produced. Worked with the Quality Control team to find and correct issues during the QC process in order to achieve completion of materials within deadline constraints. 2002 to 2006

Studio Camera Operator - IBM Partner World
Telly Award winning news-style program shot weekly at IBM studios in a multi-camera configuration. Sony D-30 cameras. This program aired globally on the Partner World One network. 1999 to 2002.

Editor - Freelance
Edited two music videos for Mans Kompany Music, artist: Andy Mackk using Final Cut Pro. Duties included capture, full editing of videos, graphic creation and conversion to DVD in multiple formats. March 2006.

Producer and Assistant Director – N F Picture Company
Produced and Assistant Directed multiple 30 second and 60 second commercial spots for various clients, utilizing single camera technique. Location shoots include nightclubs, a pool hall, a music store and both interior and exterior restaurant settings. 2000 to 2001.

Co-Producer/Co-Director of Photography – N F Picture Company
“Carnivision” is a 60-minute documentary shot mostly hand-held on a Sony VX-2000 camera. A unique look at the vagabond lifestyle of the “carnie”. In-depth interviews and behind-the-scenes b-roll expose the underbelly of the carnival world. 2001.

2nd Unit Assistant Cameraman - Alpha Film Group
“Paranoid” aka “Frightmare” is a 90-minute independent feature shot on a Cinema Products 16mm camera. My duties included film loading, lighting and set-decoration. 2000.

Assistant Producer - Uzzbay Pictures
“Homecoming” is an independent film shot in north Georgia over a four month schedule on a Cinema Products 16mm camera. My responsibilities included, script supervising, sound recording and location scouting. 1999.

Internet Graphics and Multimedia Development Tools:
Final Cut Pro; Adobe After Effects, Apple Motion; Live Type; Adobe Photoshop; Experienced in non-linear video editing, graphic development and manipulation, and all aspects of Internet navigation and file transfer.

Professional Education:
‘97 - Business Marketing, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw GA
Apple Certified Professional - Final Cut Pro Level 1

References and more information available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Video Editing